Professionals in administrative and clerical roles ensure that businesses run smoothly. This group includes receptionists who greet customers walking through the door as well as couriers who ensure delivery of crucial information.
Administrative and clerical (SOC Codes 11-3010.00 Administrative Services Managers; 43-000.00 Office and Administrative Support Occupations) jobs make sure that the administration of businesses runs smoothly. This group of jobs includes receptionists and couriers, who deal with information flow, as well as administrative assistants and clerks of all types, who make sure information is recorded correctly and schedules are kept. These jobs are found in nearly all industries.
The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) system is used by Federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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